The 2019 GOSH Awards

Nominations for the 2019 GOSH Awards have closed! Thank you for nominating organizations and individuals who make extraordinary contributions to workplace safety and health.

Awards presented on March 6, 2019.

Nominees will compete with like-sized organizations. Award winners will be presented in these categories:

  • Workplace Safety Program
  • Association
  • Safety Committee/Team
  • Innovation
  • Safety/Health/Wellness Advocate (individual or team)
  • Labor Representative
  • Safety and Health Professional (industry specific)

GOSH Awards Master of Ceremonies

Stephanie Stricklen, KGW-TV

A Northwest native, Stephanie anchors KGW-TV’s News at Sunrise and is a first-time master of ceremonies for the 2015 GOSH Awards. Her news career has allowed her to embrace adventures such as interviewing the Dalai Lama, rappelling down Portland’s Big Pink (U.S. Bancorp Tower), and flying with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. She also covers the Olympics.

Stephanie enjoys the outdoors, especially camping and hiking, and loves to travel, both domestically and abroad. She most enjoys spending time with her husband John and their daughter.

The 2017 GOSH Award Recipients

  • Association Awards
    • Oregon Trucking Associations, Inc.
  • Workplace Safety Program Award
    • Deschutes Brewery
  • Safety Committee Awards
    • Fortis Construction, Inc.
    • Diamond Fruit Growers, Inc.
  • Safety and Health Advocate (Team)
    • Oregon Healthy Workforce Center
    • Samaritan Health Services – Employee Health & Safety Team
  • Safety and Health Advocate (Individual)
    • Scott Simmons
  • Safety and Health Professional Awards
    • Kiley Ross
    • Lisa Simmons

The 2015 GOSH Award Recipients

  • Association Awards
    • Central Oregon Safety & Health Association
    • SafeBuild Alliance
  • Employer Awards
    • City of Hillsboro
    • Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort
    • Purdy Brush
    • R&H Construction
  • Safety Committee Awards
    • Fortis Construction, Inc.
    • Qorvo, formerly TriQuint
  • Safety and Health Advocate (Team)
    • TriMet Bus Operators Continuous Improvement Team
    • Huntair Target Zero Team
  • Safety and Health Advocate (Individual)
    • Cathy Erickson, Thermo Fisher Scientific
    • Dan Johnson, Skanska
    • Judy West, Clean Water Services
  • Safety and Health Professional Awards
    • Corinna Kupelwieser, Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort
    • Peter Kimbrel, Orenco Systems, Inc.